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January 2016 Newsletter

January 13th, 2016 · No Comments · Newsletters

Tournament Results:

Our December 5th tournament was held on Decker Lake and the weather was nice, although it was windy. Only six of the eighteen fishermen caught a limit of fish.  Mike Wiles and Dale White won the tournament with 10 fish weighing 23.72 pounds.  Craig Mooney and Steve Moore came in second place with 10 fish weighing 20.53 pounds.  Gary Burnham and Steve Martinez took third place with 6 fish weighing 15.08 pounds.  Gary Burnham caught the biggest bass of the tournament (20.5”) and had the biggest 5 fish stringer weighing 13.77 pounds.

Final 2015 Standings:

Craig Mooney- 126.18 pounds                                    Art Cruser- 96.40 pounds

Mike Wiles- 116.56 pounds                                          Vince Martin- 91.98 pounds

Jim Pollard- 104.95 pounds                                          Darryl Smith- 91.76 pounds

Gary Burnham- 97.81 pounds                                     Gib Hoffman- 85.25 pounds

Steve Moore- 97.51 pounds                                        Dennis Worley- 70.02 pounds

Art Cruser won Biggest Bass of the 4th Quarter for the 22.5” (6.06#) bass he caught during the November tournament at Fayette County Reservoir.

January 2016 Meeting and Tournament:

Our January meeting will be on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 7:00pm at Pok-e-Jo’s Smokehouse on Parmer Lane. Our January tournament will be on Saturday, January 16, 2016.  Come early and enjoy some great BBQ and fellowship.

Club News:

Club dues and other fees are due. Page 2 of this newsletter can be used to pay your dues and other fees at the upcoming meeting.  If you support continuing to be affiliated with Texas Association of Bass Clubs (TABC), then don’t forget to pay your $24.00 annual dues.

Our annual banquet is planned for January 23, 2016, at 5:00pm at Twin Oaks Ranch in Buda, Tx. Specific directions will be sent out next week via email.  The cost of the banquet is $15.00 per member, which includes your spouse.  Pok-e-Jo’s BBQ , sides, and peach cobbler will be served at 6:00pm.

Fishing Report:

Bring any fishing reports to the meeting and hopefully the weather will be great next Saturday. See you there.




                                                   Member Information Form

                                                                                           January 2016


First name _________________________Last name_____________________________


City ____________________________ TX. Zip ________________________________

Home Phone ___________________Work Phone ____________________Ext_________

Cell Phone______________________

Wife’s Name________________________

Your email address_____________________________

Do you have a bass boat?________ Brand_____________ Length________ HP________

Do you prefer:   Trophy or Plate/Plaque (Circle choice)

Are you a member of TABC through another club? (Yes or No) _____________________



Membership: ACBC                ________$24.00  (Exception: Jr. Members- $12.00; Prorate monthly after


Membership: TABC                ________$20.00 (Optional)*

Banquet                                  ________$15.00/member, includes spouse/guest

Couples Club:                        ________$10.00 Annual Fee (Optional)

Total Cost:                   $_____________Payment by cash or check only—Please have

correct amount in either cash or check (made

out to ACBC)


*ACBC may affiliate with TABC (Texas Assn. of Bass Clubs) as we did in 2015. In order to qualify to fish the TABC Top 8 year end tournament, in addition to placing in the ACBC Top 8, a member must also be a year long member of the affiliated organization.


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